Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.

Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

It's important to create what you desire to, not what people expect you to.

A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple.

Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.

 image quote by Japanese Proverbs

Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

One kind word can warm three winter months.

The nail that stands out will be hammered down.

The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.

Children learn to smile from their parents.

Fall seven times, stand up eight.

If you lose today, win tomorrow. In this never-ending spirit of challenge is the heart of a victor.

 image quote by Miyamoto Musashi

There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is whithin. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.

If you lose today, win tomorrow. In this never-ending spirit of challenge is the heart of a victor.

Fix the problem, not the blame.

One thousand days to learn; ten thousand days to refine.

Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel mine and coming out with empty hands.

Getting money is like digging with a needle, spending it is like water soaking into sand.

When you're dying of thirst it's too late to think about digging a well.

 image quote by Miyamoto Musashi

There is nothing outside of yourself. That can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.

I will master something, then the creativity will come.

Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods.

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.

A kind word can warm three months of winter.

Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.

When a bonsai stops growing, you know it's dead.

 image quote by Japanese Proverbs

The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.

Duty is heavy as a mountain but Death is lighter than a feather.

Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.

If he works for you, you work for him.

Think with your whole body.

 image quote by Japanese Proverbs

Fall seven times, stand up eight.

Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them.

You are wise to climb Mt. Fuji, but a fool to do it twice.

The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.

Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.

You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.

The feet are the gateway to 10,000 illnesses.

 image quote by Morihei Ueshiba

Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. thus the wise win before the fight, while the ignorant fight to win.

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way.

The divine is not something high above us. It is in heaven, it is in earth, it is inside us.

The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions.

When love is deep, much can be accomplished.

A good husband is healthy and absent.

 image quote by Ryunosuke Satoro

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.

At times I experience hardship in trying to find the proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality.

When life is victorious, there is birth;

when it is thwarted, there is death. A warrior is always engaged in a life-and-death struggle for Peace.

Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.

Tsuki ni murakumo, hana ni kazeClouds over the moon, a storm over blossoms

There really aren't any completely Asian people singing right now.

Though the body moves, the soul may stay behind.

 image quote by Hayao Miyazaki

Always believe in yourself. Do this and no matter where you are, you will have nothing to fear.

Progress comes to those who train and train; reliance on secret techniques will get you nowhere.

One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.